News

2023

Symposium in Honor of John Schiffer, July 10-11, 2023

May 3, 2023


Professor Cordova featured in Quanta article: A New Kind of Symmetry Shakes Up Physics

April 19, 2023


Congratulations to University of Chicago Alumnus Kaeli Hughes on winning the APS DAP dissertation prize!

April 19, 2023


Clay C├│rdova receives the 2023 Sloan Research Fellowship

February 19, 2023

Clay Cordova


Congratulations to Linda Young!

February 2, 2023

Congratulations to Linda Young for receiving an Honorary Degree from Uppsala University!


2022

Sidney Nagel Awarded 2023 APS Medal for Exceptional Achievement in┬áResearch

December 14, 2022

Sidney Nagel


Margaret Gardel Appointed Lead Editor of PRX Life Journal

December 7, 2022

Margaret Gardel Has Been Appointed Lead Editor of PRX Life Journal


Professor Abigail Vieregg receives Moore Foundation Experimental Physics Investigators Initiative Award

October 27, 2022

Professor Abigail Vieregg receives Moore Foundation Experimental Physics Investigators Initiative Award


Professor Marcela Carena Named A 2022 DOE Distinguished Scientist

October 27, 2022

Marcela Carena named a 2022 DOE distinguished scientist.

Professor Marcela Carena was Named A 2022 DOE Distinguished Scientist


South Side Science Festival September 2022

September 27, 2022


First demonstration of a new particle beam technology at Fermilab

August 11, 2022

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory have announced the first successful demonstration of a new technique that improves particle beams. The team, in collaboration with UChicago, published its findings in a recent edition of Nature.


John P. Schiffer, nuclear physicist, 1930-2022

July 1, 2022

John Schiffer, professor emeritus of physics at the University of Chicago and former director of the Physics Division at Argonne National Laboratory, died June 6. He was 91.


Young-Kee Kim and Edward “Rocky” Kolb Receive Prize for Exceptional Service in PSD

June 14, 2022

The 2022 recipients of the Arthur L. Kelly Faculty Prize for Exceptional Service in the Physical Sciences Division are Young-Kee Kim and Edward "Rocky" Kolb.


Abigail Vieregg appointed Director of the Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics

June 10, 2022

Abigail Vieregg, Associate Professor in the Department of Physics, Astronomy & Astrophysics, and the EFI, has been appointed the David N. Schramm Director of the Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics for a term beginning August 1, 2022 through July 31, 2025. Rocky Kolb will continue as the David N. Schramm Director of KICP through the end of July.


Colin Scheibner Receives Harper Dissertation Fellowship

June 10, 2022

Colin Scheibner, a graduate student of Professor Vincenzo Vitelli, has received a William Rainey Harper Dissertation Fellowship in the PSD for the 2022-2023 academic year.  This award, one of the University of Chicago’s highest honors, is given in recognition of Colin's record of achievement and professional promise.